Camera crew at the Endeavour Pavilion Opening
© Leroy Hamilton

Press Room

Below is information on our current exhibits and films as well as several news flashes, which tell of exciting new developments.

Visit here to read our press releases and press kits.

Newsmakers at the Science Center

opening day for Space Shuttle Endeavour
Bill Ingalls

Endeavour Exhibition Opening Day

Mission 26

The Space Shuttle Endeavour’s enduring mission to inspire the next generation of explorers and innovators, is well underway! You can read the exhibit description for the Endeavour Exhibition.

  • Body Worlds: Pulse

    BODY WORLDS: Pulse

    In response to popular demand, the California Science Center is proud to welcome Dr. von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS: Pulse, opening May 20, 2017. The largest BODY WORLDS exhibition of the decade, Pulse will bring together anatomy and the latest health and wellness findings in a visually compelling and highly entertaining and informative exhibition. BODY WORLDS: Pulse provides an opportunity to learn about human anatomy, physiology and health through a specially curated exhibition focused on our bodies in modern day life. More than 200 plastinated specimens — including whole bodies, body configurations, translucent slices, and organs, as well as 3D displays — are curated and presented in galleries that feature the various systems of the body. Read the press release.

  • External Tank

    Mission 26: ET Comes Home

    "Mission 26: ET Comes Home” is the journey of the external tank (ET-94), and it is about to begin! ET-94 will travel from the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans through the Panama Canal by barge to Los Angeles, then on through city streets, pulled by a truck on dollies, to its final destination near the California Science Center’s Samuel Oschin Pavilion. The entire journey will take six to eight weeks. ET-94 will make its way through city streets to the California Science Center on May 21, 2016.  Follow ET-94’s journey, and read all the press materials, here.

  • Dream Big 3D

    Dream Big 3D: Engineering Our World

    From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, DREAM BIG 3D: Engineering Our World showcases engineering marvels big and small. Narrated by Academy Award ® winner Jeff Bridges, DREAM BIG 3D celebrates human ingenuity and innovation while offering an exciting new perspective on what it means to be an engineer. DREAM BIG 3D opens at the California Science Center on February 17, as a kick-off to national Engineers Week 2017. Read the press release.

Get in Touch

If you would like to cover a story, arrange a visit, or request an image or B-roll, contact us by phone at (213) 744-7446 or email Also, please contact us to add your name to our mailing list if you would like to receive updates regarding our exhibits, events and films.

The California Science Center Communications department does not handle commercial filming requests. Our department is only able to work with news media at this time.

Shell Amega, Vice President, Communications, California Science Center Foundation
Exhibitions, Samuel Oschin Air & Space Center Project Launching/Space Shuttle Endeavour, interview liaison for President and CEO Jeffrey Rudolph, Science Center Executive Leadership, & Development
(213) 744-7496

Paula Wagner, Associate Director, Communications, California Science Center Foundation
Education Programs, Technology Exhibitions, Air & Space Exhibitions
(213) 744-2144

Kristina Kurasz, Associate Director, Communications, California Science Center Foundation
IMAX Theater, Ecosystems, ExploraStore and General Information
(213) 744-7446

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